Over 800 health workers killed in Syrian 'war crimes': report

Mar 15, 2017

Over 800 health workers killed in Syrian 'war crimes': report

More than 800 health workers have died in “acts of war crimes” in Syria since 2011, in hospital bombings, shootings, torture and executions perpetrated mainly by government-backed forces, researchers said Wednesday as the world marked the sixth anniversary of the eruption of anti-government protests ...

Mar 12, 2017

Twin Damascus bombs kill 59, mostly Iraqi pilgrims

Twin bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims killed 59 people in Damascus on Saturday, most of them Iraqis, a monitoring group said of one of the bloodiest attacks in the Syrian capital. There have been periodic bombings in Damascus, but the stronghold of the regime of ...

U.S. walks tightrope with latest Syria troop plan

Mar 10, 2017

U.S. walks tightrope with latest Syria troop plan

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Rolling around 200 U.S. Marines backed with howitzers into northern Syria, the United States is shifting from working quietly behind the scenes in Syria’s conflict, turning instead toward overt displays of U.S. force in an attempt to shape the fight. The top U.S. commander ...